Sexually abusive priest was reinstated as minister on Cardinal Nichols’s watch

The Telegraph via Yahoo News

December 8, 2020

By Gabriella Swerling

A “sado masochistic” priest who abused a boy was sent to the US for “therapy” before being reinstated as a minister on Cardinal Nichols’s watch, it has emerged.

Father Joseph Quigley, 56, a former national education advisor for Roman Catholic schools, sexually and physically abused a boy and locked him in a church crypt.

Quigley, who held various “prestigious” roles, was known as ‘Father Joe’ at the time of the abuse, jurors at Warwick Crown Court heard as he was convicted last week.

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